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The Importance of Women’s Brains in Alzheimer’s Research

Understanding sex differences in human brains is crucial for the implementation of precision medicine in Alzheimer's Disease-it may also help us find a cure.
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What is the Impact of Dementia on Comorbid Conditions?

New research finds that dementia has a substantial impact on the costs and prevalence of certain common comorbid conditions compared with matched individuals without dementia.
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Alzheimer’s, Cholesterol & Genetics—How to Reduce Your Risk for Dementia

We can make choices to protect our brains & prevent late-life Alzheimer’s by following some steps proven to prevent dementia & sharpen your mind.
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Lower Blood Pressure Found to Lower Dementia Risk

A new study shows that aggressively treating blood pressure to a target of 120 mmHg was associated with a lower risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia compared to a group treated to a target of 140 mmHg or less.
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202 Footballers Donated Their Brains to Science—Here’s What We Learned

CTE, a progressive degenerative brain disorder associated with repeated head trauma was diagnosed in 87% of American football players' brains donated for study.

Dementia in Children: Symptoms You Need to Be Aware Of

Dementia rarely occurs in children. But when it does, it is usually due to genetic disorders, injuries, certain illnesses, and toxins. Common symptoms are memory loss, problems with language, loss of intellectual skills, and personality changes.

An Important Conversation about Alzheimer’s Disease

Lausanne III brought together some of the best minds in the field of Alzheimer's to exchange ideas and report progress on reaching the goal of stopping Alzheimer's by 2025.

Gun Language Stalls Mental Health Bill in the Senate

When it comes to bills that improve our broken mental health system, we should leave any mention of guns out so that they are not stalled by ideological controversy.
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Alzheimer’s and the Aging Brain – What’s REST Got to Do...

The REST protein protects neurons against neurotoxic stress. The activity levels of this protein are different in Alzheimer's and the aging brain.

Can Obesity Cause Memory Loss?

A study found that people defined as obese had lost brain tissue.

Giving GeriJoy to Loved Ones with Dementia

GeriJoy harnesses the global supply of human compassion & intelligence to enable families to provide loved ones with low cost care & supervision.

Obama’s “Senior Moment”?

Yesterday The President gave his usually eloquent speech, this time to the U.N. General Assembly. At one point, if you listened closely, you would...